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Wreck on Loop 338 and 8th Street

Staff Report
NewsWest 9


The southbound lanes of West Loop 338 at 8th are open. Northbound will be diverted until around 4 p.m.

ODESSA- There has been an accident on West 8th Street and Loop 338 involved a 18-wheeler. The truck did not slow down in time and hit a pick-up and another truck, according to DPS.

Odessa Police confirmed there was an oil spill as a result and TX-DOT sent sand to the area.

Three vehicles were involved and four units collision. One person had been pinned in and then was taken to the hospital. We have a crew at the scene of the accident.

TX-DOT has confirmed they are shutting down the Northbound lanes of Loop 338 at W 8th are being diverted east on 8th due to the oil spill. Southbound traffic will be moving shortly. Please avoid the area.

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